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  • Career Guide to Industries: 2008-09 Edition
    READY REF HF5382.5 .U5 C316 2008-2009
    Provides valuable information from an industry perspective for persons making career decisions. Topics covered include: Nature of the Industry, Working Conditions, Employment, Occupations in the Industry, Training and Advancement, Earnings, and Outlook.
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  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data
    READY REF HD8051 .H36 2010
    Compilation of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Recognized as the authoritative reference on the U.S. labor force. Presenting both recent and historical data, this volume features: Introductory highlights for each chapter; Tables covering topics ranging from employment to consumer expenditures; Notes and definitions that alert users to changes in the structure or organization of data sets; Content and formats that allow users to make logical comparisons and timely analyses.
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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2008-09 Edition READY REF HF5382.5 .U5 O23 2008-2009
    CURRENT EDITON AVAILABLE ONLINE
    For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each state, and more.

State of Ohio Web Resources

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  • Job Corps
    Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible youth at least 16 years of age, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.
  • Job Corps Centers in Ohio
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  • OhioMeansJobs.com
    OhioMeansJobs.com is a window for employers to look for Ohio-based talent, post job opportunities, and integrate employment events into a single, cost free point of contact.

Federal Web Resources

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  • America Job
    Federal government jobs; State government jobs; Local government jobs.
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  • DCInternships.org
    Designed for undergraduate students interested in U.S. politics and American government, Capital Semester can serve as a great way to kick-off your career in politics, journalism, lobbying, government, or the nonprofit sector. Come to Washington and spend 15 weeks earning 12 transferable course credits at Georgetown University while gaining valuable work experience at a top D.C. office.
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  • Federal Jobs Digest
    Federal Jobs Digest (FJD) is a registered trademark of Breakthrough Publications Inc.FJD was founded in 1977 as a periodical and is registered as a 2nd class publication with the U.S. Postal Service.It publishes 25 issues a year in hard copy and is updated periodically on this website.The newspaper’s focus is Federal vacancy announcements and news of Federal hiring.
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  • National Compensation Survey
    From the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Provides comprehensive measures of occupational earnings; compensation cost trends, benefit incidence, and detailed plan provisions. Detailed occupational earnings are available for metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, broad geographic regions, and on a national basis.
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  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online
    OOQ Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart. OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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  • The Resume Place
    Specializes in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching and education in the federal hiring process.
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  • USAJOBS
    The official job site of the U.S. Federal Government. A one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
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  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

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    • Subject Area Categories
      Inflation & Prices; Employment; Unemployment; Pay & Benefits; Spending & Time Use; Productivity; Workplace Injuries; International; Regional Resources.
    • Databases, Tables & Calculators by Subject
      Inflation & Prices; Employment; Unemployment; Pay & Benefits; Spending & Time Use; Productivity; Workplace Injuries; International; Employment Projections; Regional Resources; Historical News Release Tables; Maps; Calculators.
    • Office of Publications & Special Studies
      Latest Publications; Career Guides; Magazines & Journals; Issues in Labor Statistics; Chartbooks; Bulletins & Reports; Catalog of Publications; Research Papers; Copyright Information; Contact & Help.
    • Economic News Releases
      Latest Releases; Major Economic Indicators; Schedules for News Releases; Employment & Unemployment; Inflation & Prices; Pay & Benefits & Workplace Injuries; Productivity & Technology; Employment Projections; International Programs; Regional News Releases.
    • Overview of BLS Statistics by Occupation
    • Resources for Job Seeker or Worker
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  • The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
    An independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit.

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